MSW, RSW Registered Social Worker
Michael Wade practices counselling and psychotherapy in Napanee, Ontario, and serves Napanee, Kingston, Belleville, and Prince Edward County. He is registered in Ontario and provides individual and couples therapeutic services both in-person and virtually to Ontario residents. Michael has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree and is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) through his membership with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW). Michael has specific training in Emotion Focused Therapy (individuals and couples), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
Michael has over 10 years of experience in the mental health and human services field, as well as previous experience in law enforcement and being a First Responder. He understands the difficulties of coping with work-related stress and operational injuries, and now seeks to help others to navigate these issues and understand how these injuries can impact various parts of a person’s life.
Michael has experience helping clients with issues related to anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, emotion regulation, issues with their relationship(s), social isolation, gender and sexual identity, loss, and trauma. In his work, he seeks to help clients integrate themselves using a strengths-based, holistic perspective, seeking to facilitate a better understanding of how environmental, social, and cultural factors contribute to their individual problems and chosen responses. By employing this integrative approach to therapy, he finds it better assists clients in making positive and lasting changes within all spheres of their lives.
Michael is also an LGBTQIA2+ Affirmative therapist, who offers specific expertise in working with LGBTQIA2+ individuals and couples.
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Age Groups Served
Late Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults/Seniors, Couples
Registered Social Worker
Social Anxiety, Support for Gender Transition, Dementia - caregiver, Assertiveness, Hoarding, School Problems, Relaxation, Relationship Problems, Social Skills Development, Alcohol Addiction, Self-Esteem and Identity Issues, PTSD & Stressor-Related, Drug & Alcohol Use, Personality, Issues related to being in conflict with the law, Moral Injury, Occupational Stress Injury, Disruptive, Impulse Control and Conduct, Sanctuary Trauma, Gender Dysphoria, Psychosis, Sexual Issues, Emotion Regulation, Sexual offending and/or paraphilic disorders, ADHD, Adjustment issues, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image, Bullying - Workplace, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce & Separation, Eating Disorders, Grief & Bereavement, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Pre-Marital Counselling, Schizophrenia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Stress Management, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma
Strength-Based CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or Training, Attachment Therapy, Behavioural, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eclectic, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Mindfulness, Mindfulness-Based CBT, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Person-Centred
16 Dundas Street East
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